BSS-01 PM pays tributes to war martyrs





PM pays tributes to war martyrs

SAVAR, Dec 16, 2017 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich
tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the
National Memorial here this morning, marking the 47th Victory Day.

After placing the wreaths, the premier stood in solemn silence for some
time as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the martyrs of the
Great War of Liberation of 1971.

A smartly turned out contingent drawn from three services presented a state
salute on the occasion when bugles played the last post.

Cabinet members, PM’s advisers, parliament members, chiefs of the three
services, diplomats, and high civil and military officials were present.

Flanked by senior leaders of the party, Sheikh Hasina laid another wreath
at the National Memorial as the Awami League President.

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu,
Road Transports and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary
Obaidul Quader, Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam, and senior party
leaders Sahara Khatun, Abdur Razzak, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Dr Hasan Mahmud
and Abdus Sobhan Gopal, among others, were present.

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